Beyond exclusive contracts and blue-chip bookings, these standout models all have star potential—and they’re all 20 or younger.
This story first appeared in the November 9, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Shows booked: 43 (closed 3)
Why she’s hot: Despite sitting out London, she walked an impressive amount of shows and closed Yves Saint Laurent.
Shows booked: 58 (opened 5)
Why she’s hot: The sheer number of shows she walked.
Shows booked: 60 (opened 4, closed 2)
Why she’s hot: This relative newcomer was in strong demand in all four cities.
Shows booked: 36 (opened 3, closed 1)
Why she’s hot: She had a strong showing all season, and she closed Louis Vuitton.
Shows booked: 32 (opened 5, closed 2)
Why she’s hot: She opened shows including Calvin Klein, closed Alexander Wang and opened and closed Etro.
Shows booked: 8 (opened 4, closed 1)
Why she’s hot: She had an exclusive with Prada and Miu Miu her first season out.
Shows booked: 38 (opened 3, closed 2)
Why she’s hot: This was her debut season and she opened Yves Saint Laurent, Donna Karan and Alexander Wang.
Shows booked: 40 (opened 1, closed 2)
Why she’s hot: Her unique look carried her through all four cities, and she did especially well in London, where she closed Paul Smith Women.